Saab Aero-X is my all time number 1. http://www.autoblog.com/2009/06/16/koenigsegg-meet-saab-saab-meet-koenigsegg/
Saab can still use “born from jets” if there is any real connection with aeronautical heritage in the design, like a special weight saving, or structural rigidity derived from aeronautical know-how etc.
Car technology has not really gone very far really. Big Europeans are busy trying to amuse Chinese. They have let down concentrating on real…[Read more]
Plus Saab still has interesting technologies like valve actuators, eAWD, etc. And Saab should not overlook small cars segment. But in a Saabish way (no-nonsense design, functional, efficient, and stylish-Scandinavian), not in a “me too” manner.
Saab 92 has a lot of merits in this sense as a philosophical starting point (no, I don’t say two…[Read more]
cga900 commented on the post, Press-release: Production starts on monday! *Updated 8 months ago
Great news! Already from the facelifted version or not yet?
The interior of V60 is one of the best out there today. It is really a good combination of contemporary design with high perceived quality. It is probably the biggest strength of V60. On the contrary, the interior […]
92, 99, 900.. None of them were retro designs. They were about form following some brilliant ideas/functions. They were about future.
I think AeroX was the best thing that came out of Saab for the last 200 years […]
Opinions may vary and change, that’s a good thing. I usually change my mind as I get to learn new things.
From my POV;
*weight is something that you always carry with you like fat, so you’re more likely to […]
I agree.. 150 bhp gasoline (A4, Merc C, BMW 3) 4 door saloons of this size average 1480-1500 kgs today.
I think Today’s market is composed of most boring products in decades. People would welcome innovation that […]
Jason Castriota says in the short interview at saablog(http://saablog-in.blogspot.fr/2013/02/jason-castriota-nous-parle-de-sa-saab.html) that the his 9-3′s dimensions will be 1.45m in height, 4.69 Length and 1229 […]
cga900 commented on the post, Koenigsegg use a Saab to test new valve-technology 1 year, 5 months ago
Impressive.. I remember Tim asking “what is a Saab?”
Well, I think a Saab is a car in which you have this kind of solutions.. This is the next level of enabling small engine bay, large and modular interior […]
cga900 commented on the post, SR P4 West publishes images of 9-3 Phoenix *Updated 1 year, 5 months ago
Looking forward to JC telling us about his design. However I have a question in mind. I believe Saab already had a good basis of design ideas for the next decade (the Aero X). Why not build on it, but try […]